Mom’s orange lemon cake (493 calories per serve)


This is mom’s recipe for orange lemon cake. She made it and took it to church a few weeks ago and it was so popular that she had people asking for more. Her original recipe had a honey lemon glaze but I added a bit of frosting and decoration on top. Serves 14 Prep time…

Zesty lemon and plum tart (258 calories per serve)


I find that this lemon tart starts out zesty but can turn tangy after 24 hours. So it’s best to make it on the day you intend to serve it. Serves 12 Prep time 30 mins + 30 mins chill time Cook time 15 mins blind bake + 20 mins Ingredients For the shortcrust pastry: 260g…

Marmalade beer cocktail (147 calories per serve)


My fiancé and I went on a 3-day spa getaway to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs. We also managed to squeeze in degustation meals at the Lakehouse and the Argus Dining Room. We enjoyed both restaurants but preferred the Argus because of its genuine focus on the taste of the food. The Lakehouse was certainly more sophisticated and…

Lemon Cheesecake (190 calories per serve)


I love no-bake cheesecakes. I prefer their taste and they are also easier to make. You can also turn it into a lemon ‘ice cream’ cheesecake if you freeze it. This one uses low fat ingredients so it’s pretty light for a cheesecake. On the plus side, I also used up the last of my…